This is a real sweet antique miniature cold painted bronze African American boy and girl group reading the newspaper with a Holland headline. It is circa 1890. The boy and girl are dressed in Dutch costume. It measures 1" tall x 5/8" wide.
This is a super quality little fox made of hand painted cold painted Austrian bronze. Excellent detail. Circa 1900. 2" long x 5/8" tall. Circa 1900. Quite possibly Bergman or Geschutz.
This exquisite fruit berries pin was made in Austria almost exclusively for export to the United States. It has a wonderful rich color.
It is made of molded or carved glass, usually transparent or translucent. The glowing appearance of the fruit is enhanced by the fact that the glass is backed with gold foil, making it both richer in color and more light reflective. The leaves and stems of the fruit pale green crystal rhinestone.
This painted dress clip is 1.75" x 15/16". There is one stone missing and there are some paint chips from wear.
These exquisite fruit earrings were made in Austria almost exclusively for export to the United States. They have a wonderful rich color.
These were made of molded or carved glass, usually transparent or translucent. The glowing appearance of the fruit is enhanced by the fact that the glass is backed with silver foil, making it both richer in color and more light reflective. The leaves and stems of the fruit are made from japanned metal. Pale green crystal rhinestone form the leaves.
Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 1 3/8"
This vintage carved bakelite clamp bracelet is 1 1/4" wide on the floral side, 2 3/8" interior length, and 1 11/16" wide. This bracelet is in excellent condition.
This vintage carved black bakelite pendant is 2 3/4" long by 1 7/8" wide. The chain is 16" long. It is 5/16" thick. This pendant and chain are in excellent condition.
This bakelite heart pin with 12 cherries is definitely bakelite. The heart is 2 1/4" x 2 1/16" with the 12 cherries. The only thing not original to this pin is the wire. Everything else is excellent.
The heart is 2 1/4" long by 2 1/8" wide plus the berries. This brings the total length of the pin to 3 1/2" in length. As you can see in the picture the wires are showing some wear. On the right side of the heart there appears a line with white shadow showing through the red. Considering it's age it has been well loved.
This deeply carved vintage bakelite bar pin is 2 1/2" long 1" wide by 7/16" thick. It is in excellent condition.
Strum me a tune. This is a clear lucite and black bakelite banjo pin from 1940-1942 strung with gold colored strings and brass frets. Mker unknown.
It is 4" long and 1 7/8" wide.
Reference: American Costume Jewelry, Art & Industry by Brunialti and Brunialti, v2. p. 230